"Update: Access to Affordable Health Care in Virginia"
Tuesday, April 21 , 2015
Old County Office Bldg., Rm. 235, 401 McIntire Rd., Charlottesville
Meet and Greet at 11:45 am
Note: Program begins at 12:15
For Lunch Reservations at the meeting, box lunch $8.
Contact the office, 970-1707, or email: email@example.com by Monday, April 20
"The 2015 General Assembly Session has ended without closing the health care coverage gap in Virginia. While the adopted budget includes some good provisions for safety net providers and a limited group of low-income adults with serious mental health conditions, the failure to close the gap for up to 400,000 Virginians overshadows those measures." (Healthcare for All Virginians: http://havcoalition.org/ )
Our guest speaker, Jill Hanken, is a staff member of the Virginia Poverty Law Center (VLPC), a non-profit organization that serves Virginia's legal aid system by providing advocacy, training, and litigation support on civil justice issues that affect low-income Virginians ( http://www.vplc.org/health-law/ ).
Ms. Hanken will update us on:
Following her presentation, Ms. Hanken will respond to questions from the audience. Join us on Tuesday, April 21, program at noon, to hear about this important issue that our League has a stake in.
Celebrating Jane and Gene Foster, two of Charlottesville's most beloved and dedicated activists: Social Action and Potluck Lunch
Saturday, May 9, 2015, 11:00 am to 2 pm.
10:30 am - Leave a potluck dish at First Baptist Church meeting hall, 632 Main Street. Free parking available in Amtrak lot with passes issued at the church.
11:00 am - Meet at the Drewary Brown Bridge and join in a rally for the Living Wage in front of the Marriott Hotel, or...
11:00 am - Register voters with the League of Women Voters in front of the First Baptist Church.
12:00 noon - Everyone: Gather at the First Baptist Church for potluck lunch!
RSVP: firstname.lastname@example.org or phone: 434 979-2635
2015 LWV CVA Annual Meeting
Thursday, May 14, Noon, Luncheon
Member/Guest Social at 11:30 am
The Greencroft Club, 575 Rodes Dr., Charlottesville
Guest Speaker: Dahlia Lithwick,
Senior Editor, Slate
"Supreme Court Dispatches"
Please join us for Annual Meeting of the LWV of the Charlottesville area. Following our luncheon and the presentation of our guest speaker, Dahlia Lithwick, senior editor, Slate , we will hold our Annual Business Meeting to conduct member business for the coming fiscal year which begins July 1, 2015. The venue for this occasion is The Greencroft Club , just off of Route 250. From town, follow Route 250 west (Ivy Road), for approximately 5 miles, and turn left onto Rodes Drive. Social begins at 11:30 with cash bar, followed by luncheon at 12 noon promptly.
Menu is: Served with house salad, rolls, iced tea or coffee, and dessert
Green Mountain Salmon: Spiced rubbed roast salmon on a nest of angel hair pasta with a lemon dill spinach sauce;
Vegetarian (vegan) option: Black-eyed pea and vegetable cake with tomato crimini mushroom ragout served with grilled asparagus.
Cost: $35 per person. To make reservations for luncheon : Email email@example.com or call 970-1707 by noon on Wednesday, May 6, and give your menu selection . Cost of Lunch: $35. Make your check out to the LWV and mail it to the office with your menu selection: No substitutions on the day of the luncheon.
Checks should be made out to The League of Women Voters and sent to:
League of Women Voters
1932 Arlington Blvd., Room 111
Charlottesville, VA 22903-1560
Please indicate meal selection with your reservation: Green Mountain Salmon or Mushroom Ragout (Vegan)